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Cancer-drugs

Study ties drug shortage to poorer cancer survival

(AP) – Young cancer patients who couldn’t get a key medicine because of a national drug shortage were more likely to suffer a relapse than others who were able to get the preferred treatment, doctors report.

12/26/2012

Telepresence robots let employees ‘beam’ into work

PALO ALTO, Calif. (AP) — Engineer Dallas Goecker attends meetings, jokes with colleagues and roams the office building just like other employees at his company in Silicon Valley.

12/23/2012

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Molten gold signals revival in Calif’s Mother Lode

(AP) – With the price of the metal near historic highs, hovering around $1,700 an ounce, the first large-scale hard rock gold mining operation in a half-century is coming back to life. Miners are digging in eight historic mines near Sacramento.

12/17/2012

Pediatricians offer first report on organic foods

CHICAGO (AP) – The nation’s leading pediatricians group is offering its first advice on organic fruits and vegetables for children. The American Academy of Pediatrics says parents who want to reduce their kids’ exposure to […]

10/22/2012

How the tabby got its stripes: It's in the genes

NEW YORK (AP) – How does a tabby cat earn its stripes? With the right DNA. Scientists say they’ve found the gene that sets the common tabby pattern – stripes or blotches. It’s one of […]

09/20/2012

Trojan troubles

USC is picking up the pieces after the loss to Stanford. Trojans quarterback Matt Barkley will end his career 0-and-4 against the Cardinal.  And they are piling on nationally. The Website Fark had this headline: […]

09/18/2012

Study questions how much better organic food is

WASHINGTON (AP) – A new study finds little evidence that organic food is much healthier than conventionally grown food. Researchers at Stanford University report that eating organic fruits and vegetables can lower exposure to pesticides. […]

09/04/2012

Google agrees to record $22.5M fine on privacy

(AP) – Google is paying a record $22.5 million fine to settle allegations that it broke a privacy promise by secretly tracking millions of Web surfers who use Apple’s Safari browser. The penalty announced Thursday […]

08/09/2012

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